Abstract

Lombardi et al. (Reports, 23 October 2009, p. 585) reported an association between the human gammaretrovirus XMRV and chronic fatigue syndrome. However, their results may be misleading because of various potential sources of bias and confounding. If real, the association may lack generalizability because of the specific characteristics of the cases studied and could be due to reverse causality.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)825
Number of pages1
JournalScience
Volume328
Issue number5980
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 May 2010

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